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False friends and felonies

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The rollback of LGBTQ rights that Donald Trump promised wouldn’t happen is happening. The president has weakened federal safeguards against employment discrimination for queer and trans people — yet another sign that this administration isn’t going to be good for the community.

Not to be outdone, North Carolina Republicans are balking at a clean repeal of the infamously transphobic HB2 bill.

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What goes around comes around — two anti-abortion activists have been charged with 15 felony counts over deceptively-edited Planned Parenthood videos.

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“If we were truly serious about running a diverse operation and bringing more women into politics, we should give the office a basic level of comfort for them. Even if you had to pay a quarter, it would be better than menstruating all over the Oval.”

— Alyssa Mastromonaco, former White House Deputy Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama


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